Over 15 million

children benefited in India

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Our Influence in India


Room to Read India works with the government and other partner organizations to create equal and robust education systems that reach the most vulnerable children and improve teaching and learning environments and materials.

As of 31st December 2023: 

16748048 children supported through the Literacy Program

114403 girls supported through Girls' Education Program

29858 teachers trained in 2023

239 original book titles were published till date 

233560 books distributed in 2023


Our Programs

Literacy Program


Our Literacy Program develops an engaging reading environment for the child, both in school and at home, by establishing libraries and training communities, teachers, and parents. As part of the program, we also develop reading material in various local languages.

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Girls' Education Program

Our Girls' Education Program (GEP) is a comprehensive program that promotes gender equality in education, designed specifically to support adolescent girls from economically disadvantaged communities. Creating an empowering environment for girls is one of the high-impact and vital investments we can make for our future.

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Events & Updates


Our Children's Literature Award 2024 is here. After last years' phenomenal success, this year Children's Literature Awards will recognize two Indian languages. Find out which ones.

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The third edition of the Foundational Literacy and Numeracy (FLN) report, presented by the Institute for Competitiveness, offers a data-driven analysis of foundational learning across India's states and union territories. We extend our heartfelt thanks to the Institute for Competitiveness for including Room to Read in this important endeavor. The report is envisioned as an enduring resource, empowering states and union territories to enhance their policies and strategies. In the spirit of collective ambition, we trust that this report will illuminate the path forward in our shared mission to achieve universal Foundational Literacy and Numeracy (FLN) across the nation by 2026-27. READ MORE 

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"I love my time with books. It evokes the teacher in me." - Poonam

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